Coaches raffle local prizes to raise money for a returning competitive summer baseball team in Lake Placid. Coach Rik Cassidy explains.
Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates (ARTA) today filed a formal request with New York’s Departments of Environmental Conservation and Transportation and the Adirondack Park Agency pressing for an immediate review of the 1995 management plan for the corridor, a review scheduled in the plan itself for each of 2001, 2006, and 2012 but never undertaken. The rail-to-trail conversion…
Spring is here and DAFFEST officially welcomes the blooms of the season in Saranac Lake.
Jean M. Amell, of 698 County Route 55, Bloomingdale, died Thursday, at her home, she was 80.. Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Sunday April 28, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
A look at DAFFEST 2013.. We speak with Cherrie Sayles and Bob Bevilacqua about all of the activities..
The Town of Harrietstown is formulating plans for smoke free parks. Step One; a presentation from the Adirondack Tobacco Free Network.
May is Skateboard Park Month in the Village of Saranac Lake – We speak with Peggy Wiltberger about the committee’s efforts and their plans for May.
Residents of Tupper Lake are presented with a proposed multi-use emergency services building for EMS, Tupper Lake Police and Fire..
Adirondack Health has treated patients from many walks of life, and can now add superhero to that list. Aayden Tristam, photo right, wore a special “Brave Kid” cape for a recent surgical procedure at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Not wanting to be left out of the fun, his dad Dillon wore a matching…
The date is set.. The public is officially invited to a public hearing on Tuesday, May 28th, 5:30pm for a presentation of the Draft Comprehensive Plan for the village of Saranac Lake.. Trustee Ally Pellitiere says the draft is available at the village offices and also online at the village’s website.. The late date in May will allow an appropriate amount of time for the community to review the specifics, and perhaps focus on the portions of the plan that affect each particular district.. In addition, the Essex County Planning Board requires a 30 day window for review.
The Saranac Lake Village Board now has 4 hand carved hiking sticks compliments of Rick Gonyea who carved the hiking sticks to be used as prizes for the first three hikers to finish in the Saranac Lake Sixer Program.. Gonyea jokingly says he carved one specifically for a member of the press, Chirs Knight, who started his career as a forest ranger and remains an avid hiker.. The program begins May 25th with sign in at 7am at the Berkley Green, Hiking starts at 8am with a celebration later in the day at 3pm for the first group of hikers to complete all 6 of the mountains in the Saranac Lake area, including McKenzie, Ampersand, Scarface, Haystack, St Regis, and Mt Baker..
Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau honors the NCCC basketball team for their success.. The team’s Coach Chad LaDue and a few members of the team are on hand for the presentation.. Chad’s been coaching the basketball team for 11 years, he says one of the best things about this team is that 11 out of 14 on their roster were right in our backyard either from section ten or section seven.. There are 118 schools in their division and five athletes, including Steven Carder were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 1st Team All-American in basketball. In honor of this accomplishment, Mayor Rabideau and the Village Board presented Steve with a special proclamation..
Steven leaves NCCC as the All-time leading scorer with 1,246 points and All-time leading rebounder with 652. He and his parents will head to Las Vegas with Coach LaDue next week where he will be recognized and will participate in the NJCAA National Men’s Basketball All-Star game in Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on May 11th.